Yes, sweating is the point of yoga, but sometimes it gets out of hand. In life, if something makes you sweat, I am generally all for it. When you sweat, you are being active and releasing toxins, which are both good things for the body. Even from a philosophical standpoint, when you sweat because ofContinue reading “How to Combat Yoga Sweat”
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Five Reasons to Do Yoga this Winter
Winter may not inspire you to work out, but a little yoga never hurt anyone. I know that cold weather makes you want to do nothing more than curl up with a good book, a fluffy blanket, and a gallon of ice cream, but if you do that all winter you will likely regret itContinue reading “Five Reasons to Do Yoga this Winter”
Osteoporosis Sufferers: Can Yoga Help Increase Bone Density?
Can yoga help combat the symptoms of osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bone density of women over 50. As we age, our bones become more frail and prone to fractures. In fact, one in three women over 50 will experience a fracture as a result of osteoporosis, and it affects 200 millionContinue reading “Osteoporosis Sufferers: Can Yoga Help Increase Bone Density?”
Why Every Athlete Should Consider Movement Training
Whether you are a full-fledged adult athlete, or just someone who likes to stay in shape, movement is the one common denominator that cannot be denied. As human beings, we are constantly moving from the time we get up in the morning to the time we go to bed at night. It should come asContinue reading “Why Every Athlete Should Consider Movement Training”
Unusual Ways to Relieve Stress
Stress is unavoidable, but there are plenty of ways to fight it. If you are a working mom like me, you know that stress is an inevitable part of your life. If you add on top of that all the terrifying things that are happening in this country, and the irrational fears that come withContinue reading “Unusual Ways to Relieve Stress”
How to Become More Physically Flexible
Becoming more flexible isn’t as hard as most people think. As an athlete, I have always done my part to maintain my flexibility. I will be the first to admit however, that it isn’t easy staying flexible when you have to balance a full-time career with a full-time family, and somehow manage to find aContinue reading “How to Become More Physically Flexible”
Can Yoga Help Heal Depression?
Discover the effects of regular yoga on depression. It doesn’t matter if you are a housewife or an award winning athlete, depression is something that most of us cannot escape. Every year, depression affects approximately 14.8 million Americans, or roughly 6.7 percent of the US population age 18 and older. As many as one inContinue reading “Can Yoga Help Heal Depression?”
Five Beginner’s Yoga Mistakes to Avoid
How to succeed at yoga, even at the beginner’s level. They say everyone has to start somewhere, and yoga is no exception. Even though I am an orthopaedic surgeon, I truly believe that a lot of health problems in life can be avoided with regular stress relief exercises, and yoga is at the top ofContinue reading “Five Beginner’s Yoga Mistakes to Avoid”
Three Reasons to Do Yoga Outdoors
The only thing better than doing yoga, is doing yoga outdoors. As you may know, I am a supporter of yoga. Our lives are so stressful and jam-packed nowadays, that I am a huge supporter of anything that brings you a little balance and clarity. Relaxation is an absolute necessity when it comes to mentalContinue reading “Three Reasons to Do Yoga Outdoors”
Can Yoga Help You With Infertility?
One in eight couples experiences fertility issues, but can yoga be a solution? As the mother to multiple children, I am very lucky that I haven’t encountered any issues with fertility. I also know how how much of a blessing children can be, so it is heartbreaking to me when couples who want nothing moreContinue reading “Can Yoga Help You With Infertility?”